M Castanheira

Summary

Affiliation: JMI Laboratories
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Typing and molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae with reduced susceptibility to cefotaxime isolated in Latin America
    Mariana Castanheira
    Laboratório Especial de Microbiologia Clínica, Disciplina de Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 9:345-51. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and carbapenem resistance mechanisms of carbapenem-non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa collected during 2009-11 in 14 European and Mediterranean countries
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1804-14. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Rapid expansion of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in two Texas hospitals due to clonal spread of ST258 and ST307 lineages
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 19:295-7. 2013
  4. pmc Prevalence of β-lactamase-encoding genes among Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia isolates collected in 26 U.S. hospitals: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2010)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:3012-20. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Update on the prevalence and genetic characterization of NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Indian hospitals during 2010
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:210-3. 2013
  6. pmc Activity of ceftaroline-avibactam tested against Gram-negative organism populations, including strains expressing one or more β-lactamases and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying various staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec types
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4779-85. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of quinolone resistance-determining region mutations and efflux pump expression in Neisseria meningitidis resistant to fluoroquinolones
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 72:263-6. 2012
  8. pmc Low prevalence of fks1 hot spot 1 mutations in a worldwide collection of Candida strains
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:2655-9. 2010
  9. pmc Carbapenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from India: evidence for nationwide endemicity of multiple metallo-beta-lactamase clones (VIM-2, -5, -6, and -11 and the newly characterized VIM-18)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1225-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Dissemination and genetic context analysis of bla(VIM-6) among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Asian-Pacific Nations
    M Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:186-9. 2010

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Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Typing and molecular characterization of Streptococcus pneumoniae with reduced susceptibility to cefotaxime isolated in Latin America
    Mariana Castanheira
    Laboratório Especial de Microbiologia Clínica, Disciplina de Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 9:345-51. 2003
    ..Our results indicated that clonal dissemination of S. pneumoniae with reduced susceptibility to cefotaxime has occurred in Latin America mainly among serogroups 14, 19F, and 23F...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and carbapenem resistance mechanisms of carbapenem-non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa collected during 2009-11 in 14 European and Mediterranean countries
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1804-14. 2014
    ..To evaluate the genetic relatedness and carbapenem resistance mechanisms among carbapenem-non-susceptible Pseudomonas aeruginosa collected during 2009-11 in 14 European and Mediterranean countries...
  3. doi request reprint Rapid expansion of KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in two Texas hospitals due to clonal spread of ST258 and ST307 lineages
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 19:295-7. 2013
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  4. pmc Prevalence of β-lactamase-encoding genes among Enterobacteriaceae bacteremia isolates collected in 26 U.S. hospitals: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2010)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 57:3012-20. 2013
    ..S. hospitals (26.6% in 2007 to 43.8% for 2010) participating in the SENTRY Program. Furthermore, the Check-Points system seems to be a reliable, robust, and user-friendly assay for detection of enzyme-mediated resistance...
  5. doi request reprint Update on the prevalence and genetic characterization of NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Indian hospitals during 2010
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:210-3. 2013
    ..This study confirms the ability of bla(NDM-1) to disseminate among different bacterial species and the genetic variability of the structures carrying this metallo-β-lactamase gene in India...
  6. pmc Activity of ceftaroline-avibactam tested against Gram-negative organism populations, including strains expressing one or more β-lactamases and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying various staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec types
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:4779-85. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Evaluation of quinolone resistance-determining region mutations and efflux pump expression in Neisseria meningitidis resistant to fluoroquinolones
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 72:263-6. 2012
    ..Alterations in expression of mtrCED pump appear to have minimal influence on ciprofloxacin resistance, and this finding was supported by low rifampin susceptible-level results (MIC, ≤0.008 to 0.03 μg/mL)...
  8. pmc Low prevalence of fks1 hot spot 1 mutations in a worldwide collection of Candida strains
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:2655-9. 2010
    ..Furthermore, results from this large, geographically diverse Candida spp. collection demonstrated that fks1 HS1 mutations remain uncommon among isolates with various echinocandin MIC levels...
  9. pmc Carbapenem resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains from India: evidence for nationwide endemicity of multiple metallo-beta-lactamase clones (VIM-2, -5, -6, and -11 and the newly characterized VIM-18)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1225-7. 2009
    ..In this study, we show that VIM-producing Pseudomonas spp. were highly prevalent in India with a great diversity of bla(VIM) types and MbetaL-carrying integrons...
  10. doi request reprint Dissemination and genetic context analysis of bla(VIM-6) among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Asian-Pacific Nations
    M Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:186-9. 2010
    ..These two integrons, bla(VIM-6) was located in the first position, followed by bla(OXA-10) and aacA4. The 5-kb integrons also harboured aadA1 and a 331-bp open reading frame encoding a putative efflux pump...
  11. pmc First descriptions of blaKPC in Raoultella spp. (R. planticola and R. ornithinolytica): report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:4129-30. 2009
    ..All patients had received previous antimicrobial treatment, including carbapenems. These strains harbored bla(KPC-2) and bla(KPC-3). Carbapenemase genes were embedded in isoforms of Tn4401 and were plasmidic and chromosomal in location...
  12. doi request reprint Occurrence and molecular characterization of fusidic acid resistance mechanisms among Staphylococcus spp. from European countries (2008)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1353-8. 2010
    ..To determine fusidic acid resistance rates (MICs of > or = 2 mg/L) and the prevalence of fusidic acid resistance mechanisms among Staphylococcus spp. collected from European countries (2008)...
  13. pmc Fusidic acid resistance rates and prevalence of resistance mechanisms among Staphylococcus spp. isolated in North America and Australia, 2007-2008
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3614-7. 2010
    ..In summary, this study shows that acquired genes are highly prevalent among FA-resistant strains (>90%) in three nations with distinct or absence (United States) of fusidic acid clinical use...
  14. pmc Early dissemination of NDM-1- and OXA-181-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Indian hospitals: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program, 2006-2007
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:1274-8. 2011
    ..Multiple pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns and clonal dissemination within and among sites were observed. Isolates producing NDM-1 were disseminated in Indian health care facilities as early as 2006...
  15. pmc Activities of E1210 and comparator agents tested by CLSI and EUCAST broth microdilution methods against Fusarium and Scedosporium species identified using molecular methods
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:352-7. 2012
    ..and Scedosporium spp. Furthermore, in vitro susceptibility testing of E1210 against isolates of Fusarium and Scedosporium may be accomplished using either of the CLSI or EUCAST BMD methods, each producing very similar results...
  16. doi request reprint Rapid emergence of blaCTX-M among Enterobacteriaceae in U.S. Medical Centers: molecular evaluation from the MYSTIC Program (2007)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 14:211-6. 2008
    ..S. hospitals participating in the MYSTIC Program in 2007...
  17. pmc Antimicrobial activities of tigecycline and other broad-spectrum antimicrobials tested against serine carbapenemase- and metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:570-3. 2008
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  18. doi request reprint Update of the in vitro activity of daptomycin tested against 6710 Gram-positive cocci isolated in North America (2006)
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:235-9. 2008
    ..Resistance to other compounds, such as vancomycin, oxacillin, and penicillin, did not adversely influence daptomycin activity. Daptomycin remains highly active against clinical Gram-positive isolates collected in North America...
  19. pmc Wild-type MIC distributions and epidemiological cutoff values for amphotericin B, flucytosine, and itraconazole and Candida spp. as determined by CLSI broth microdilution
    M A Pfaller
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2040-6. 2012
    ..0) for C. guilliermondii. In the absence of species-specific CBP values, these wild-type (WT) MIC distributions and ECVs will be useful for monitoring the emergence of reduced susceptibility to these well-established antifungal agents...
  20. pmc First report of cfr-mediated resistance to linezolid in human staphylococcal clinical isolates recovered in the United States
    Rodrigo E Mendes
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2244-6. 2008
    ..We describe the first detection of cfr-mediated linezolid resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis recovered from human infection cases monitored during the 2007 LEADER Program...
  21. pmc Frequency of decreased susceptibility and resistance to echinocandins among fluconazole-resistant bloodstream isolates of Candida glabrata
    M A Pfaller
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1199-203. 2012
    ..glabrata tested in 2001 to 2004. These data document the broad emergence of coresistance over time to both azoles and echinocandins in clinical isolates of C. glabrata...
  22. doi request reprint Clonal dissemination of two clusters of Acinetobacter baumannii producing OXA-23 or OXA-58 in Rome, Italy
    R E Mendes
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:588-92. 2009
    ..baumannii to cause epidemic/endemic outbreaks and also to acquire various resistance genes circulating in the hospital environment...
  23. pmc CEM-101 activity against Gram-positive organisms
    Leah N Woosley
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:2182-7. 2010
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  24. pmc Determination of CEM-101 activity tested against clinical isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from a worldwide collection
    Douglas J Biedenbach
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:4009-11. 2010
    ..03 microg/ml), azithromycin and clarithromycin (MIC(90), 0.12 microg/ml), and erythromycin (MIC(90), 0.25 microg/ml). CEM-101 could provide a potent alternative for the prophylaxis of meningococcal disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dissemination and diversity of metallo-beta-lactamases in Latin America: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Helio S Sader
    The JONES Group JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:57-61. 2005
    ..The emergence and dissemination of mobile MbetaL-producing isolates represent an alarming factor for increasing resistance to carbapenems in several medical centres evaluated by the SENTRY Program in Latin America...
  26. pmc Detection of methyltransferases conferring high-level resistance to aminoglycosides in enterobacteriaceae from Europe, North America, and Latin America
    Thomas R Fritsche
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1843-5. 2008
    ..The global emergence of high-level aminoglycoside resistance has become a rapidly changing event requiring careful monitoring...
  27. doi request reprint United States resistance surveillance results for linezolid (LEADER Program for 2007)
    Ronald N Jones
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:416-26. 2008
    ..aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis strains from Arizona and Ohio. The LEADER Program appears to be an effective and sensitive surveillance tool to detect novel resistance phenotypes and genotypes...
  28. doi request reprint Antimicrobial characterisation of CEM-101 activity against respiratory tract pathogens, including multidrug-resistant pneumococcal serogroup 19A isolates
    David J Farrell
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 35:537-43. 2010
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  29. pmc Potency of anidulafungin compared to nine other antifungal agents tested against Candida spp., Cryptococcus spp., and Aspergillus spp.: results from the global SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2008)
    Shawn A Messer
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2984-7. 2010
    ..5 microg/ml were further analyzed for potential fks hot spot (HS) mutations; three isolates had confirmed mutations in the fks1 HS1 region (S645P), and three exhibited mutations in the fks2 HS1 region (S645F and S645P)...
  30. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of KPC-producing or CTX-M-producing Enterobacteriaceae
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 16:61-5. 2010
    ..The occurrence of KPC-producing and CTX-M-producing isolates has rapidly increased especially in U.S. hospitals, and expanded therapeutic options are needed to treat infections caused by these emerging organisms...
  31. doi request reprint CEM-101, a novel fluoroketolide: antimicrobial activity against a diverse collection of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria
    Shannon D Putnam
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:393-401. 2010
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  32. doi request reprint Emergence and widespread dissemination of OXA-23, -24/40 and -58 carbapenemases among Acinetobacter spp. in Asia-Pacific nations: report from the SENTRY Surveillance Program
    Rodrigo E Mendes
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:55-9. 2009
    ..isolates recovered from medical centres in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region...
  33. doi request reprint Antimicrobial activities of doripenem and other carbapenems against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, other nonfermentative bacilli, and Aeromonas spp
    Mariana Castanheira
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 63:426-33. 2009
    ..Given the limited treatment choices available, doripenem appears to offer potency and an enhanced spectrum of activity usable against these troublesome pathogens, particularly against P. aeruginosa...
  34. doi request reprint TR-700 in vitro activity against and resistance mutation frequencies among Gram-positive pathogens
    Ronald N Jones
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 63:716-20. 2009
    ..In this study, single-step mutation frequencies, passaging and the activity of TR-700 were tested against a worldwide collection of linezolid-non-susceptible organisms and matched controls...
  35. doi request reprint The in vitro evaluation of solithromycin (CEM-101) against pathogens isolated in the United States and Europe (2009)
    David J Farrell
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    J Infect 61:476-83. 2010
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  36. pmc Performance of fusidic acid (CEM-102) susceptibility testing reagents: broth microdilution, disk diffusion, and Etest methods as applied to Staphylococcus aureus
    Ronald N Jones
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 48:972-6. 2010
    ..7% +/- one log2 dilution. The diagnostic susceptibility testing reagents (including Etest) for fusidic acid (CEM-102) performed at an excellent level of intermethod agreement for the proposed breakpoint criteria...
  37. pmc In vitro activity of a novel broad-spectrum antifungal, E1210, tested against Aspergillus spp. determined by CLSI and EUCAST broth microdilution methods
    Michael A Pfaller
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, Suite A, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:5155-8. 2011
    ..terreus SC (MEC, 0.015 μg/ml). In conclusion, E1210 was a very potent and broad-spectrum antifungal agent regardless of in vitro method applied, with excellent activity against AMB-R and itraconazole-R strains of Aspergillus spp...
  38. pmc Geographic variations in species distribution and echinocandin and azole antifungal resistance rates among Candida bloodstream infection isolates: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (2008 to 2009)
    Michael A Pfaller
    JMI Laboratories, 345 Beaver Kreek Centre, North Liberty, Iowa 52317, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 49:396-9. 2011
    ..5%), and C. albicans isolates were more common in APAC (56.9%), with C. parapsilosis (25.6%) and C. tropicalis (17.0%) being more prominent in LAM. Emerging resistance patterns among C. glabrata cases in NAM require focused surveillance...
  39. pmc Candida bloodstream infections: comparison of species distributions and antifungal resistance patterns in community-onset and nosocomial isolates in the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program, 2008-2009
    Michael A Pfaller
    JMI Laboratories, North Liberty, IA 52317, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:561-6. 2011
    ..Although resistance to the azoles and echinocandins remains uncommon among CO isolates, we demonstrate the emergence of nosocomial occurrences of C. glabrata expressing resistance to both monitored classes of antifungal agents...
  40. pmc RmtD 16S RNA methylase in epidemiologically unrelated spm-1-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Brazil
    Mariana Castanheira
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1587-8; author reply 1588. 2008
  41. pmc First isolation of bla(VIM-2) in Latin America: report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program
    Rodrigo E Mendes
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:1433-4. 2004
  42. pmc Emergence of the extended-spectrum beta-lactamase GES-1 in a Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain from Brazil: report from the SENTRY antimicrobial surveillance program
    Mariana Castanheira
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:2344-5. 2004
  43. pmc Molecular characterization of a beta-lactamase gene, blaGIM-1, encoding a new subclass of metallo-beta-lactamase
    Mariana Castanheira
    Disciplina de Doencas Infecciosas e Parasitarias, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:4654-61. 2004
    ..GIM-1 appears to be a unique MbetaL, which is located in a distinct integron structure, and represents the fourth subclass of mobile MbetaL enzymes to be characterized...
  44. ncbi request reprint In71, an Enterobacter cloacae blaVIM-1-carrying integron related to In70.2 from Italian Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates: a SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program report
    Mariana Castanheira
    Laboratório ALERTA, Infectious Diseases Division, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 13:130-4. 2007
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  45. pmc IMP-15-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain isolated in a U.S. medical center: a recent arrival from Mexico
    Craig A Martin
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2289-90. 2008
  46. pmc Characterization of an integron carrying blaIMP-1 and a new aminoglycoside resistance gene, aac(6')-31, and its dissemination among genetically unrelated clinical isolates in a Brazilian hospital
    Rodrigo E Mendes
    Laboratório Especial de Microbiologia Clínica and Laboratório ALERTA, Division of Infectious Disease, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2611-4. 2007
    ..This report describes the ability of nonfermentative nosocomial pathogens to acquire and disseminate antimicrobial resistance determinants...
  47. ncbi request reprint Changing antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae from Brazil: Report from the SENTRY Antimicrobial Surveillance Program (1998-2004)
    Mariana Castanheira
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Microb Drug Resist 12:91-8. 2006
    ..The continued emerging antimicrobial resistances found in these pathogens (mainly S. pneumoniae) highlight the need for alternative agents for the treatment of infections caused by these species...
  48. pmc First report of plasmid-mediated qnrA1 in a ciprofloxacin-resistant Escherichia coli strain in Latin America
    Mariana Castanheira
    Laboratório ALERTA, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Rua Pedro de Toledo, 781 6o Andar, Sao Paulo, SP, and Unidade de Microbiologia, Serviço de Patologia Clínica, Hospital de Clinicas, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:1527-9. 2007
    ..This is the first report of a qnrA-carrying isolate in a Latin American country...
  49. pmc Rapid detection and identification of metallo-beta-lactamase-encoding genes by multiplex real-time PCR assay and melt curve analysis
    Rodrigo E Mendes
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Rua Leandro Dupret, 188, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil CEP 04025 010
    J Clin Microbiol 45:544-7. 2007
    ..This assay could be suitable for identification of MbetaL-producing gram-negative bacteria by molecular diagnostic laboratories...